Day: April 6, 2022

Manitoba keeps the size of COVID outbreaks at personal care homes under wraps

On a day when Heather Stefanson sought to turn the page on the deadliest COVID-19 outbreak at a Manitoba personal care home, a new COVID-19 outbreak at a different personal care home forced the premier to scramble. On Wednesday, Stefanson planned to announce $15 million in new provincial funding for personal care homes at River Park Gardens, a seniors’ facility in Winnipeg’s Royalwood […]

Inuit from Nunavut share culture at drum dancing festival in Greenland

The voices of Inuit singers and drummers soared through the Katuaq cultural centre in Nuuk, Greenland, last month — sometimes dissolving into laughter, sometimes ringing out with harmonies. For days, the Katuarpalaaq drum dancing festival brought performers from Alaska, Canada and Greenland together to share their own ways of dancing and singing. “We always have a lot […]

Soca singer Blaxx given a raw deal

News Corey Connelly 5 Minutes Ago Blaxx. File photo/Jeff Mayers Dexter “Blaxx” Stewart’s contribution to Trinidad and Tobago’s entertainment landscape was never truly appreciated. This was the contention of at least two of Stewart’s close friends, who paid tribute to the late soca artiste’s life on Tuesday night during a mini-celebration in Mason Hall, Tobago. […]

Detained man mistreated by Alberta paramedics a ‘horrifying’ example of discrimination, advocates say

WARNING: This story contains distressing details. Two Alberta paramedics forcing medication on an incapacitated man in police custody is a case study in the rampant discrimination faced by incarcerated patients, advocates say.  Richard Mirasty, a Cree defence lawyer based in Edmonton, said the case is an example of how Alberta’s health and criminal justice systems fail […]

Handcrafting history continues in Lunenburg as aerospace company builds parts for F-35 jet

More than 100 years after shipyard workers in Lunenburg, N.S., shaped wood and metal to build the Bluenose schooner, the tradition of local, hand-built excellence lives on. But now, instead of fishing boats, it’s fighter jets.  Located in the seaside town of Lunenburg, Stelia Aerospace has been part of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 supply chain for […]

Two new hotels coming to Tobago

News Kinnesha George 6 Hrs Ago FILE PHOTO: One of the pools at Argyle Waterfalls, Roxborough, Tobago. The THA has announced an that a$350 million Argyle Falls Resort and 126 townhouses is expected to be completed in the next two years. – SECRETARY for the THA Division of Tourism, Culture, Antiquities and Transportation Tashia Burris […]

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